Dads Need Parent Training Too

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

  • Mar 16, 2017 11:00 pm
  • 18:50

Guest: Holly Schindler, PhD, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood and Family Studies, University of Washington Parenting experts talk about the importance of noticing when a child does something right and praising the child for it. Well, that strategy doesn’t just work with kids. Researchers at the University of Washington are using it to great effect with parents, too. In particular, they’re focused on helping fathers be better parents – more engaged, more confident. And get this – eighty percent of dads who participated in the program said that it worked for them.